Elon Musk: Work, Books, Quotes and Important Questions

Elon Musk: Work, Books, Quotes and Important Questions

Elon Musk: Work, Books, Quotes and Important Questions

Elon Musk is a philanthropist, businessman and co-founder and CEO of Tesla, SpaceX. He has brought a revolution in transportation both on Earth through electric cars among the famous Silicon Valley CEOs of all time, but many only know what makes the headlines about the Tesla and SpaceX executives. Dive deeper with Ladders into the life and career of Elon Musk.

Elon Musk has renewed American industry and sparked new levels of innovation—from PayPal to Tesla, SpaceX. Now, he is working to revolutionize transportation both on Earth, through electric car maker Tesla – and in space, via rocket producer SpaceX. 

If you wish to read more about the Elon Musk's life, check Elon Musk- the Visionary

Here we have listed some important questions related to Elon Musk. 

When did Elon Musk reach millionaire status?

In the year 1999, Musk became a millionaire at the age 27 when he sold Zip2 for over $340 million. 

What age did Elon Musk become a billionaire?

The co-founder of Paypal and Tesla Motors and founder of SpaceX became a billionaire in the year 2012 when the value of Tesla's stock soared.

That time, he was 41 years old. So at the age of 41 years, Elon Musk became a billionaire and his net worth surpassed $ 1 billion. Present-day, his estimated net worth is over $10.8 billion. 

Is Elon Musk a billionaire?

Yes, Elon Musk is a billionaire. In 2012, he reached the status of the billionaire. Recently, his net worth surpassed $74 billion and he is now the fifth-richest person on the planet.

How many hours a day does Elon Musk work?

The '20-hour daily work routine to be successful' is given by Elon Musk. He is known to work up to 120 hours a week.

Does Elon Musk read?      

Yes, Elon Musk read a lot, he can read 2 books in a day. 

How much does Elon Musk read?

According to one of his interviews, Musk read 80-90 hours in a week. It is said that he taught himself Rocket science by reading books. In his early age, he used to read 2 books a day. So in a month, he had already digested 60 books. 

Where is Elon Musk from?

Elon Musk was born in Pretoria, South Africa. When he was 17 years old, he moved to Canada. He holds South African, Canadian, and U.S. citizenship. And as of 2020, he lives in Los Angeles, California.

How can I work as hard as Elon Musk?

To work as hard as Elon Musk, you need to follow his work ethic. There are four major points that you need to follow: 

First of all, remove everything from your surroundings that isn't work-related like Elon Musk. He actually slept at his office and surrounded himself with work, and removed any possibility of distractions.

To follow the world ethic of Elon Musk, you will have to sacrifice a lot. Work for 100+ hours a week that means 14–15 hours a day, as Elon Musk did.

It does not mean you should sacrifice everything to get there, you should know what exactly you are and are not willing to give up before you attempt to become like Elon Musk.

To work like Elon Musk, you have to be motivated, excited or feel good to work. Does your dream push you enough to work hard? If it doesn't, think a lot and find what you love to do. 

Elon Musk had a dream that pushed him to work more and more. He couldn't let go even if he wanted to.

Recommended Books by Elon Musk

  • "Ignition: An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants" by John D. Clark

  • "Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies" by Nick Bostrom

  • "Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence" by Max Tegmark

  • "The Lord of the Rings" by J.R.R. Tolkien

  • "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams

Famous Elon Musk Quotes

  • "When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favour."

  • "When Henry Ford made cheap, reliable cars, people said, 'Nah, what's wrong with a horse?' That was a huge bet he made, and it worked."

  • "You shouldn't do things differently just because they're different. They need to be… better."

  • "Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is a disaster."

  • "It's OK to have your eggs in one basket as long as you control what happens to that basket."

That's it. Hope you find this article helpful and interesting. If you have any question in mind about Elon Maks or you have something to share, let us know in the comment section below.

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